DOCTORS

Trump

Trump's Cognitive Test Asked Him to Draw a Clock and Remember What a Lion Is Called

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment is an effective test for detecting early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, but it doesn’t determine if you’re a “very stable genius.”
Kaleigh Rogers
1.17.18
no brainers

Pharmacists in These Three States Can Now Prescribe Birth Control

The goal is to get more women better access to reproductive care by making it easier and more convenient.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.24.17
Health

The Trans Community Isn’t Sure What to Do Under President Trump

Fearing new policies, trans people scramble to secure hormones.
Breena Kerr
1.31.17
Donald Trump

Repealing Obamacare Will Seriously Disrupt How Doctors Work

It has the potential to hurt not only doctors’ abilities to treat their patients, but also their income.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.12.17
videos

Meet the Plastic Surgeon Who Shares His Operations On Snapchat

Matthew Schulman greets his 1 million-plus followers by showing them the gory (yet honest) details.
Grennan Milliken
12.13.16
Canada

Canada Needs to Crack Down on Private Services to Save Public Healthcare

The war over how much private care to let into the system rages on.
Martin J. Smith
10.24.16
Health

Baidu Made a Bot to Help You When You're Sick

'Melody the Medical Assistant' was trained on medical textbooks and can guess your condition.
Alexandra Ossola
10.11.16
Health

A Hospital Is Changing Its Menu After Administrators Ate the Food for a Week

There’s an ongoing debate in health: can hospital food be both tasty and healthy?
Kaleigh Rogers
7.19.16
News

We Should All Be Glad Someone Finally Invented a Robot Ass

Implausibly, it's not a sex thing.
Jordan Pearson
7.4.16
Malaria's Last Stand

What It's Like to Have Malaria 50 Times

Dr. John Lusingu has dedicated his career to studying malaria and searching for a vaccine.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.27.16
Canada

How a Canadian Pharmacist Is Planning to Overthrow the Tyranny of Doctors

Roger Simard wants to monitor every patient with smart wearables.
Mark Mann
6.22.16
uk

A Health App's AI Took on Human Doctors to Triage Patients

Robot triage could free up doctors' time for other tasks, but is likely to meet with resistance.
Matthew Chapman
6.7.16
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